Part 4: I Submit and “Resign”

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by Living Liminal cross posted from her blog Living Liminal In the weeks following that meeting with the board, there were many communications (mostly via email) which just deepened the wounding. As dramatic as it might sound, I felt like I was fighting for my very life. I begged for someone to listen to me, [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Controlling Even Personal Choices?

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by Doug Wilson of Blog and Mablog – Dressing Up Without Playing Dress Up One of the things we need to remember when it comes to church architecture is that a building is corporate clothing. A building is how the whole church dresses. The trick is how to dress up without playing dress ups. [Read more...]

Part 3: Things Come to a Head

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by Living Liminal cross posted from her blog Living Liminal Things came to a head a couple of months later when the church was invited to participate in an annual prayer event. It seemed like a no-brainer, yet after praying about it, both elder M and I felt unaccountably uneasy. Elder R was overseas at [Read More...]

Part 2: Alarm Bells Start To Ring

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by Living Liminal cross posted from her blog Living Liminal As we engaged in the journey forward, there was a strong acknowledgement of our own brokenness and our total reliance on God – which was why we obeyed when we believed God was telling us not to call another pastor (“do not to ask for [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Fear or Pride – Your Choice?

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by R. C. Sproul Jr. from  Highland Ministries – They Labor In Vain, Or a Funny Thing Happened While I Preached My Daughter’s Wedding Just a few days ago I was privileged to be able to preach at a rather significant occasion, the wedding ceremony of my first-born. Darby was, like her mother, not just [Read More...]